George W., of New Milford, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2014 at Villa Marie Claire, Saddle River, surrounded by his loving family. George will be sadly missed by his beloved wife, Doris (nee Poole) and his devoted children: David Linne and Diane Linne-Conklyn. A great joy in George's life were his cherished grandchildren: Anthony and Amanda Linne, William and his wife Trish, Michelle, Matthew, Edward and Robert Conklyn.
George was born in Jersey City to the late Mable (nee Kerr) and George W. Linne, was a proud Navy Veteran, and worked as a clerk for the Equitable Life Insurance Co. of New York, prior to retiring 20 years ago. He was also a member of VFW
Post 4290 of New Milford and a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.
The Funeral Service will be offered Thursday, 11 AM at the Frech Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont. Interment, with Military Honors, will follow at Brookside Cemetery, Englewood. The family will welcome friends Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 So. Waverly Rd., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 or Villa Marie Claire Hospice, C/O Holy Name Health Care Foundation, 718 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck, NJ 07666.